Raak Amsterdam pendent light
Rare Pendent Light
This timeless design lamp is produced by Raak Amsterdam.
Correspondingly, these lamps are very rare.
This pendant has an aluminum tube in the middle that carries a large plexiglass plate. In this plate there are 3 round openings in which 3 aluminum spheres are located.
These spheres can be directed in any desired direction, up/down or sideways.
The lamp is in good condition considering its age.
The plexiglass and the spheres have some scratches.
A sphere has a small dent and a different fitting.
The scratches on the plexiglass cannot be seen when the lamp is hanging, it is mainly visible up close with light at a certain angle.
Producer : RAAK Amsterdam.
Country : Holland.
Model : unkown.
Year : mid 70's.
Material : Perspex and Aluminium.
Total height - 90 cm. / 35 inch.
Height - 23 cm. / 9 inch.
ø - 49,5 cm. / 19.5 inch.
This model has got a 3 Edison screw-fittings E14 for a 40 Watt. lightbulb.
We recommend LED bulbs.
Fully cleaned and equipped with a new electrical cord.
RAAK was founded in 1954 by Carel O. Lockhorn and is one of the most important Dutch lighting manufacturers of the 20th century.
RAAK design innovative light products, usually in a modest and art-rich but mostly effective design.
RAAK became one of the most important lighting companies in the Netherlands and had an important contribution to the style of the 'Space Age' of the 1960s and '70s. Raak lamps are highly sought after by collectors and vintage enthusiasts all over the world.
The company was unfortunately declared bankrupt on May 19, 2011.